Swann Galleries: Printed and Manuscript Americana, 2600, New York

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
04/07/2022 - 04/07/2022
Page Size: 343 items in 14 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Charles Sumner.

Speech . . . on the Cession of Russian America to the United States.

Washington1867USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 1,063.00
2William Coxe.

Account of the Russian Discoveries between Asia and America.

London1780USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 469.00
3

Three early issues of the weekly newspaper The Alaskan, including the first issue.

Sitka, AK1885-1886USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 500.00
4Johann Jacob Kleinschmidt, engraver.

Tomo Chachi Mico oder König von Yamacran.

Halle, GermanyUSD 5,000.00 - 7,500.00USD 6,000.00
5Samson Occom.

A Sermon Preached at the Execution of Moses Paul, an Indian, who was Executed at New-Haven.

Boston1773USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 625.00
6James Otto Lewis.

[The Aboriginal Port-Folio . . . of the Most Celebrated Chiefs of the North American Indians.]

Philadelphia1835-1836USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00USD 8,125.00
7

Surrender of sovereignty by the Chippewa and Ottawa tribes of Michigan.

Allegan County, MI?1853USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 8,750.00
8Thomas McKenney and James Hall.

History of the Indian Tribes of North America.

Philadelphia1855USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 4,250.00
9William Henry Blackmore.

A Brief Account of the North American Indians.

London1877USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 1,375.00
10Thomas Augustus Bland.

A Brief History of the Late Military Invasion of the Home of the Sioux.

Washington1891USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 3,750.00
11Camillus S. Fly, photographer.

Geronimo and Natches Mounted.

Tombstone, AZ1886USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,950.00
12

Photograph believed to depict Geronimo and other Apache prisoners.

Fort Sill, OK?circa 1900-09USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 1,000.00
13

Group of 11 photographs.

Various placescirca 1900-35USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 281.00
14

Receipt for drinks and damages incurred by the New York Triumvirate at a famed Sons of Liberty tavern.

New York1769USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,000.00
15

A Continuation of the Proceedings of the House of Representatives of . . . Massachusetts-Bay,

Boston1770USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 1,750.00
16

Manuscript notes on St. Andrews Masonic Lodge of Boston, and its famous Green Dragon Tavern.

Boston1760-1807USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 500.00
17

The Battle of Lexington, April 19th 1775.

Bostoncirca 1828-1834USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 9,375.00
18

Loyalty petition from what is now Portland, Maine.

Falmouth, ME1775USD 5,000.00 - 7,500.00Not Sold
19Samuel Stearns.

The North-American's Almanack, and Gentleman's and Lady's Diary, for . . . 1776.

Worcester, MA1775USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 2,000.00
20[John Hathaway?]

Militia officer complaining about unfair promotions in his brigade.

No place 1776?USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 188.00
21Nathaniel Low.

An Astronomical Diary; or, Almanack, for . . . 1777.

Boston1776USD 700.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
22

Pay list for Captain Daniel Burgsteiner's company.

Ebenezer, GA,1778USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 625.00
23[John Jay.]

A Circular Letter from the Congress of the United States of America to their Constituents.

New London, CT1779USD 300.00 - 400.00USD 228.00
24Varton, after "Bundury" [Bunbury].

Nouvelles Troupes de Grenadiers Englois.

London1780USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 438.00
25James Crawford.

Letter describing the dramatic naval Battle of Delaware Bay.

Philadelphia1782USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,875.00
  • <b>Christie’s London, 13 July:</b> Bartolomeo Caporali, attributed to (fl.1442–1503). <i>The Flagellation,</i> historiated initial ‘D’ cut from an illuminated Missal on vellum [Perugia, c.1485–90].
    <b>Christie’s London, 13 July:</b> Frate Nebridio (1460s – 1490s). <i>The Last Supper,</i> historiated initial from an antiphonal, illuminated manuscript on vellum. Lombardy, probably Cremona, c.1470s. £15,000 to £25,000
    <b>Christie’s London, 13 July:</b> Lewis David de Schweinitz (1780–1834). Fungorum Niskiensium Iconum, an album of mycological watercolours. Niesky, Germany, c.1805. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Christie’s London, 13 July:</b> Sir Isaac Newton (1642–1727). <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica,</i> edited by Edmond Halley (1656–1743). London, 1687. £350,000 to £400,000
    <b>Christie’s London, 13 July:</b> Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1547–1616). <i>El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha.</i> Madrid, 1605. £300,000 to £400,000
  • <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>View Our Record Breaking Results</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> Scott Joplin, <i>Treemonisha: Opera in Three Acts,</i> New York, 1911. Sold March 24 — $40,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Louisa May Alcott, autograph letter signed, 1868. Sold June 2 — $23,750.
    <b>Swann:</b> Anne Bradstreet, <i>Several Poems Compiled with Great Variety of Wit and Learning, full of Delight,</i> Boston, 1758. Sold June 2 — $21,250.
    <b>Swann:</b> William Shakespeare, <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the true Originall Copies. The Second Impression,</i> London, 1632. Sold May 5 — $161,000.
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    <b>Swann:</b> John Bachmann, <i>Panorama of the Seat of War,</i> New York, 1861-62. Sold June 23 — $35,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Charlotte Bronte, <i>Jane Eyre,</i> first edition, London, 1847. Sold June 16 — $23,750.
    <b>Swann:</b> Elihu Vedder, <i>Simple Simon, His Book,</i> 1913. Sold June 9 — $12,350.
    <b>Swann:</b> Frederick Catherwood, <i>Views of Ancient Monuments in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan,</i> London, 1844. Sold April 7 — $37,500.
  • <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Summer Auction<br>July 9 & 10, 2022</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> 1805 TN Supreme Court Book, John Overton and Hugh White Opinions. $800 to $900.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> TN Lunsford Bramlett Archive, incl. Polk White House Invitation, 8 Items. $400 to $500.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> Civil War Archive, incl. Gen. Bate on Death of Polk, Capture of Nashville. $2,000 to $2,400.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Summer Auction<br>July 9 & 10, 2022</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> 5 Dickens 1st Ed. Books, incl. Edited by Author. $800 to $1,000.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> Charles Dickens, 5 Christmas Books, 1st Eds. $800 to $1,000.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> 2 Slave Documents, Nashville TN & North Carolina. $700 to $900.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Summer Auction<br>July 9 & 10, 2022</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> 3 Maurice Sendak Signed Items, incl. Nutcracker, Pierre. $500 to $600.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> 7 Phillip Roth Hardcover Books, incl. Author Signed, 1st Eds. $500 to $550.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> 6 Kurt Vonnegut Hardcover Books, incl. Author Signed, 1st Eds. $400 to $500.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Summer Auction<br>July 9 & 10, 2022</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> 3 Edward Gorey Items, incl. Print + 2 Books. $400 to $500.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> Josef Albers, INTERACTION OF COLOR, 1963. $800 to $900.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jul. 9-10:</b> Henri Matisse Jazz Portfolio for MOMA, 1st Ed., 1983. $600 to $800.
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